Dive into the positively delicious flavors of Grilled Florida Shrimp and Garlic Bread, where succulent shrimp meet the aromatic allure of freshly grilled garlic bread. This dish brings together the best of Florida’s seafood with a touch of garlicky goodness, creating a mouthwatering combination that’s hard to resist. Perfect for a cozy dinner or a casual outdoor gathering, each bite offers a burst of flavor, celebrating the simplicity and richness of coastal cuisine. It’s a surefire way to enjoy a taste of the sea, complemented by the comforting, crispy texture of garlic bread.



  • 1 pound Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Florida tomatoes, diced small
  • 1 loaf French bread, split in half
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup Parmesan, grated
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • Dash of hot sauce (your favorite)
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Preheat grill (or burner) to medium-high and place grill safe pan over direct heat. Add 2 tablespoons butter. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and saute for 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, garlic, lemon juice and hot sauce and cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in parsley, remove from grill and set aside to cool slightly. Spread remaining butter on both sides of French bread and grill until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Place shrimp and tomato mixture over each piece of bread, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cut into desired amount of servings and serve warm.


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